1. The Best & Worst Dressed Artists of the Week: Beyonce and Miley Cyrus

    June 14, 2013 5:29 PM EDT Check out who is rocking killer threads and who needs to put their stylist on (permanent?) timeout this week. Best: Beyonce Beyonce Knowles showed off her killer street style attending Kanye West’s birthday festivities, held at Miss Lily’s restaurant in New York City on Saturday (June 8).…

  2. Bono's Agit8 Campaign Enlists Macklemore, Elvis Costello and Mumford & Sons

    June 12, 2013 1:30 PM EDT U2 frontman Bono has called on the likes of Macklemore, will.i.am, Elvis Costello and Mumford & Sons to compile his Agit8 protest song compilation, geared towards raising poverty awareness before next week's G8 Summit in Northern Ireland. The compilation is a One Campaign…

  3. Après-Coachella: The Festas Beyond the Festival

    April 15, 2013 2:34 PM EDT Daft Punk makes the extra-party scene and nobody notices. As with all great leisure activities, music festivals in America have become more about what surrounds them than the actual shows. Coachella turned this corner cautiously a few years ago, and now there is no shame in saying “I’m…

  4. Yeah Yeah Yeahs Drops 'Sacrilege' Video, Adds Tour Dates

    March 26, 2013 3:15 PM EDT Recent Billboard cover stars the Yeah Yeah Yeahs have a hotly anticipated new album, "Mosquito," due April 16 on Interscope. That album's first single, the gospel choir-featuring glam rock track "Sacrilege," now has an official music video to go with it. The…

  5. 2013 Fall Paris Fashion Week: Cher, Lily Allen, M.I.A, Kanye West and More Show Up and Out

    February 28, 2013 1:00 PM EST The Hook's editor Gregory DelliCarpini Jr. is monitoring the scene at Paris Fashion Week, scoping out the latest fall runway looks and hot celeb sightings. Lily Allen, Rita Ora, M.I.A and Lykke Li Perform at Etam Lingerie Lily Allen, making her musical comeback, hit up the Parisian…

  6. 10 Hits You Didn't Know Were Jingles

    February 02, 2013 3:30 PM EST Pop Songs that helped sell product, from Run-D.M.C.'s "My Adidas" To Calvin Harris' "Let's Go" For Pepsi. Since their heyday in TV and radio advertising of the '50s and '60s, songs written for commercials have had a resurgence in recent years but…

  7. Tegan & Sara Talk 'Heartthrob,' Their 'Most Personal' Record Yet: Video

    January 26, 2013 8:22 AM EST It's just a pop song: an uptempo ditty about fun-loving lust, with a chorus that would inspire as much pogoing as singing along. But for Tegan & Sara, "Closer," the first single from their seventh studio album, "Heartthrob" (Jan. 29, Warner Bros.), is a whole new…

  8. Trey Songz Brings Out Jeezy, Fabolous & Trinidad James At NYC Show

    December 07, 2012 3:10 PM EST Elle Varner, Miguel make fans swoon before the headlining act. An overwhelming sentiment of desire billowed through the air Wednesday night (Dec. 5) at The Theater at Madison Square Garden for Trey Songz 's "Chapter IV" World Tour featuring soulful newcomer Elle Varner and R…

  9. Rihanna, Justin Bieber Bare Arms + More at Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

    November 08, 2012 1:20 AM EST "It's like a dream come true," said Bieber on the pink carpet before the show. "I would rather be here than anywhere in the world." Rihanna rocked the lingerie look at Wednesday night's Victoria's Secret fashion show in New York, providing the highlight of…

  10. T.I. Previews 'Trouble Man' Album in NYC: First Listen

    October 24, 2012 2:20 PM EDT "One thing about my life that is certain is trouble," T.I. began an intimate listening session of his forthcoming album, "Trouble Man," on Tuesday evening (Oct. 23) at NYC's Germano Studios. "I shall embrace it," he continued, in front of a crowd of writers,…

  11. Reba McEntire Stepping Aside as 2013 ACM Awards Host

    September 27, 2012 8:08 PM EDT Reba McEntire is ending her run as host of the Academy of Country Music Awards. She's stepping aside after a record 14 appearances. Her last two were with co-host Blake Shelton , who will return on the 2013 edition of the awards show. McEntire first hosted the show in 1986 and gracefully…

  12. The xx Score First No. 1 on U.K. Album Chart

    September 17, 2012 8:50 AM EDT The Script Open at No. 2, Narrowly Missing a Sweep After Topping Singles Chart The Script 's "Hall of Fame," featuring will.i.am, climbed to the top of the new U.K. singles chart Sunday (Sept. 16), but the Irish group were denied a third consecutive No. 1 album as "#3"…

  13. Pink, 'The Truth About Love': Track-By-Track Review

    September 14, 2012 1:55 PM EDT Track-By-Track Reviews Carly Rae Jepsen - "Kiss" G.O.O.D. Music - "Cruel Summer" The Killers - "Battle Born" Let's face it: 2012 hasn't been a great year for the pop album. Sure, it's been an excellent year for the pop single, but when the year&…

  14. Pink and Eminem Reunite on 'Here Comes The Weekend': Listen

    September 12, 2012 1:00 PM EDT After assisting with Eminem 's "Recovery," P!nk has re-upped with the hip-hop veteran for "Here Comes The Weekend," a track off her forthcoming sixth album "The Truth About Love." The song hit the Web on Wednesday (Sept. 12), six days before P!nk's…

  15. Exclusive: Pink, Target Team for 'Truth About Love' Deluxe Edition

    September 04, 2012 11:15 AM EDT Special Release Via Retailer Will Include Four All-New Tracks Target will release an exclusive deluxe edition of P!nk's "The Truth About Love" on Sept. 18, featuring four all-new tracks ("My Signature Move," "Is This Thing On?" "Run," and "…

  16. Fatboy Slim's 'Big Beach Bootique' Heads to Theaters

    August 20, 2012 1:30 PM EDT It was the namesake of a generation's worth of dance music, and the cornerstone of Alabama: Wynnsong 16 - Mobile, AL Regency Square 12 - Florence AL Carmike 12 - Dothan AL Summit 16 - Birmingham, AL Wynnsong 16 - Auburn, AL Arkansas: Carmike 14 - Fort Smith, AR California: Rave 18 - Los…

  17. Blow Me Up: The Man Behind Pink's Monster Hit

    August 17, 2012 3:10 PM EDT "It's a company policy that we can't refer to it without saying, parenthesis 'One Last Kiss,'" RCA Music Group CEO Peter Edge jokes, referring to P!nk 's latest top 10 hit, which without the parenthetical would be titled simply, "Blow Me." But…

  18. High Highs' 'Once Around The House': Exclusive First Listen

    August 08, 2012 1:05 PM EDT Brooklyn's High Highs are almost ready for their new album to leave the house. "Once Around the House" is the lead single from the indie band's full-length debut, due in January 2013. It's only the sixth-ever song released by the Australia-turned-NYC act, following…

  19. Lily Allen Changes Her Name, Starts Work on Third Album

    August 02, 2012 1:10 PM EDT Lily Allen 's in-the-works third album will not be released under the name Lily Allen -- instead, the U.K. pop singer has officially changed her professional name to Lily Rose Cooper. The announcement comes one year after the 27-year-old singer married Sam Cooper in a Gloucestershire,…

  20. Q&A: Snoop Lion & Diplo Discuss Their 'Reincarnated' Reggae Project

    July 31, 2012 12:25 PM EDT If you thought Snoop Dogg 's journey into Rastafarian culture was a passing whim, think again. As he prepares to release his 12th studio album, "Reincarnated," the veteran rapper's reggae rebirth as Snoop Lion is to be taken seriously. Teaming up with VICE and world…

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